Video: International Migrants’ Day

“Making diverse societies work is not simple,” says Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in this video statement to mark International Migrant’s Day.

Turkey: Jagland condemns deadly terrorist bomb attack

“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack which killed so many soldiers and injured dozens this morning in Kayseri, less than a week after the deadly Istanbul attacks,” said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland.

Thorbjørn Jagland: Let’s celebrate rather than caricature the European Court of Human Rights

In an article in the New York Times, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, outlines how a “breakdown in the postwar consensus that accepted international law as a fair price for peace and prosperity,” is affecting the work and reputation of the European court.

Thorbjørn Jagland: Hate speech is not free speech

“Join the Action Day for Human Rights Online on 10 December. Say NO to hate speech,” the Secretary General said.

Hungary: European ministerial conference targets doping, match-fixing and sports’ good governance

The Tuesday 29 November Budapest conference of European sports ministers and officials is organised by the Council of Europe under its Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS).